Entries for November 2014
Peanut Butter: The Pre-Attractant Attractant
By Jeff Maynard
If you use corn as an attractant, either for baiting or drawing deer to trail cameras, sometimes it takes a while for deer to find it.
When setting up a feeder in a new area, I pick a few trees near my feeder to rub down with my favorite super attractant: peanut butter.
In theory, the aroma of peanut butter is stronger than corn, and will travel... READ MORE
Train Your Dog to Find Sheds
By Irby C. Edwards III
Now that I have trained my young Labrador Retriever to find sheds, I look forward to my time in the woods at the end of deer season.
Remi's nose comes in handy here in Georgia where ground cover is thick. Sheds are much harder to find in the forests of the Deep South, unlike the giant fields and open ground in the Midwest.
It was easier to train ... READ MORE
Inexpensive Snow Suit
By David Garnetti
I live in Washington state where there's a 100 percent chance it will snow during the late season. My tip should help hunters in other states when it snows, even those who hunt in the Deep South because snowstorms sometimes stray into Alabama, Texas and Louisiana.
I've learned to use white painter's suits instead of snow camouflage for a number o... READ MORE
Field Test Before D-Day
By Brion Whitten and Tim H. Martin
Whether you are a bowhunter or gunhunter, make sure to wear the same clothes and use the same gear you will be hunting with. This will prevent problems before the moment of truth arrives. — Brion Whitten
Editor’s Note, by Tim H. Martin: When I think of grand mistakes caused by not practicing with the same gear used in an actual event, ... READ MORE